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MAROA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MACON          
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,760 1,597 1,654 1,801 1,801 Avg. Winter Temp 29.47 F -1.41 C County 131,375 117,206 114,706 110,768 110,768 Avg. Summer Temp 75.17 F 23.98 C Labor 0 56,477 61,175 55,274 53,617 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.54 In 90.27 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 24.60 In 62.48 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / ALDERMEN / CITY       Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev.    0       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  7    in city   9    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         24
    Police Department            3          2          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  41
                                               Cable NO 
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  12 MI   19 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     15,933,274
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     7 MI   11 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   3
          Interstate Carriers   6
          Intrastate Carriers   1

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    36 MI 58 KM
       Commercial Airlines    3   Flights per day   13

    Nearest Public Airport DECATUR AIRPORT
                     Local NO   12 MI   19 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway  8,000 FT   2,590 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water NO 
            Name of Waterway NONE                     
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO     0 MI    0 KM

Travel Time
(distance and travel time for goods in transit to selected major cities)

              Highway   Highway    Days       Days
City           Miles      Km.     by Rail   by Truck
-----------   -------   -------   -------   --------
Atlanta           611       978       1         1
Chicago           150       240       1         1
Cleveland         515       824       1         1
Dallas            746     1,194       2         2
Denver            869     1,390       2         2
Detroit           442       707       1         1
Kansas City       309       494       1         1
Los Angeles     1,905     3,048       3         3
Memphis           383       613       1         1
Minneapolis       478       765       1         1
New Orleans       779     1,246       2         2
New York        1,010     1,616       2         2
St. Louis         130       208       1         1
Seattle         2,063     3,301       3         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    12 MI   19 KM
Container Service NO     8 MI   13 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          250,000             950,000
            Treatment Capacity          331,000           1,257,800
          Average Daily Demand          161,000             611,800
             Peak Daily Demand          210,000             798,000
               Excess Capacity          121,000             459,800

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process AERATED LAGOON      
            Treatment Capacity        5,300,000          20,140,000
                  Present Load          428,000           1,626,400
               Excess Capacity        4,940,000          18,772,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics NO 
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks
FIBER OPTICS ON THE HIGH LINES SOUTH OF TOWN.  
WATER SOURCE: MOHOMET AQUIFER.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   8 MI   13 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     8 MI   13 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        36         580
Junior High               1        17         259
High School               1        26         346
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 23.7

Remarks

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
MAROA/FORYSTH COMMUNITY    BANKING                    12  NONE             1951
BANK                     
FREEDOM OIL                                            5  NONE             1991
                         
MAIN STREET CAFE           RESTAURANT                  9  NONE             2011
                         
MAROA AG                   FERTILIZER                  7  NONE             1985
                         
MAROA LUMBER COMPANY       LUMBER & HARDWARE           4  NONE             1956
                         
CITY OF MAROA              GOVERNMENT                 10  NONE             1854
                         
MAROA PUB                  BAR                         6  NONE             1995
                         
CASEYS GENERAL STORE                                  20  NONE             2009
                         
FOUR-WINDS                 RV SALES                   16  NONE             1971
                         
CRAWFORDS PIZZA & PUB      RESTAURANT/PUB             15  NONE             2012
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MACON COUNTY                            
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    53,617
             Unemployed   5,689
             Percentage  10.60%
         Total Employed    47,928
          Manufacturing  30.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  68.00%
            Agriculture   2.00%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   0
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   0
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   0
   Number of employees involved       0

Wage Rates
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the  Econ Dev Reg 1 C        

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 17.89  $ 31.57   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.12  $ 24.84
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.22  $ 14.50   Office Clerk             $  9.42  $ 15.50
Assembler-Production     $ 11.50  $ 21.48   Secretary                $ 10.78  $ 18.00
Computer Operator        $ 14.05  $ 23.07   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.93  $ 20.01
Computer Programmer      $ 17.19  $ 35.92   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.50  $ 16.47
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.40  $ 19.00   Systems Analyst          $ 31.80  $ 45.91
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.98  $ 16.48   Technician               $ 16.03  $ 27.11
Engineer                 $ 25.81  $ 41.61   Tool & Die Maker         $ 19.03  $ 24.43
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.76  $ 14.04   Warehouse Worker         $ 12.31  $ 18.62
Laborer                  $ 11.59  $ 22.61   Welder                   $ 12.98  $ 18.63
Machinist                $ 14.78  $ 24.23   Word Processor           $ 10.22  $ 16.62

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       7        Protestant Churches   3
                 Number of Rooms     477          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      20          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     200              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       3      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River CLINTON LAKE                                      

Remarks

Tax Structure

Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. 
Valuation is 33.3% of real property except in Cook
 County where residential is assessed at 10%, 
commercial and industrial property is assessed at 
25%.

Property Tax Rates
    Year 2012          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.50%
    City  1.3806%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9134%          2011       2010              Electricity  2.00%
  School  3.9569%         8.5369%    8.4254%            Natural Gas  2.00%
Other(s)  2.1700%                                         Telephone  2.00%
   Total  8.5524%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
ADD ADDITIONAL STATE ELECTRICITY/GAS TAX OF 5% OF 
GROSS RECEIPTS OR $.0032 PER KWH OR $.024 PER 
THERM WHICHEVER IS LOWER.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Mike Antoline                        Diane Edwards                      
City Attorney for Maroa              City Clerk               
Law Office                           City of Maroa                      
2714 N. Mattis Ave.                  P.O. Box 136                       
Champaign, IL  61822                 Maroa, IL  617560136
Phone (217) 352-4343                 Phone (217) 794-2206
  Fax (217) 352-4344                   Fax (217) 794-5125

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61756           Rep Dist           102                          
                            Senate Dist        51                           
                            Congressional Dist 18               


Remarks
City Hall Hours: M-F, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 - 
3:00 pm.
City E-mail: maroacityhall@barbeckbb.com
City Website: www.maroaillinois.org


Last updated 08/01/2013
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